The first table below looks at the demand for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 62 87 80
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 38 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.26% 0.77% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 1.00% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 6
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% +13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
927 799 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.43% 76.53% 74.00%
Number of salaries quoted 781 726 606
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +5 22 £42,500 +3.03% 7
Luton - 16 £48,500 -
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 45 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (53.62%) UML
3 35 (50.72%) Scrum
4 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
4 34 (49.28%) Project Management
5 33 (47.83%) Business Analysis
5 33 (47.83%) BPMN
6 31 (44.93%) Use Case
7 30 (43.48%) DSDM
8 26 (37.68%) Degree
9 24 (34.78%) Kanban
10 19 (27.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (27.54%) CBAP
10 19 (27.54%) ISEB
11 15 (21.74%) Data Modelling
12 14 (20.29%) .NET
13 13 (18.84%) Product Management
14 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
14 12 (17.39%) Marketing
14 12 (17.39%) jQuery
14 12 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (13.04%) System Testing
15 9 (13.04%) Performance Management
15 9 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (13.04%) Project Planning
15 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
15 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
15 9 (13.04%) C#
15 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET
16 8 (11.59%) Client/Server

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.14%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.35%) Fireworks
2 3 (4.35%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.35%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.90%) JIRA
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (17.39%) Marketing
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 62 (89.86%) Analyst
1 62 (89.86%) Business Analyst
2 18 (26.09%) Agile Business Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Senior Business Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Business Systems Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (4.35%) Web Developer
4 3 (4.35%) Developer
4 3 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (2.90%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (2.90%) Architect
5 2 (2.90%) Technical Architect
5 2 (2.90%) Lead Technical Architect
5 2 (2.90%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (2.90%) Lead Architect
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing Analyst
6 1 (1.45%) Business Analyst Team Leader
6 1 (1.45%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (1.45%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) .NET
2 12 (17.39%) jQuery
3 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.35%) WPF
4 3 (4.35%) Ajax
4 3 (4.35%) CSS
4 3 (4.35%) HTML
4 3 (4.35%) HTML5
4 3 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.59%) Client/Server
2 8 (11.59%) Social Media
3 3 (4.35%) Tandem
4 2 (2.90%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (53.62%) UML
3 35 (50.72%) Scrum
4 34 (49.28%) Project Management
5 33 (47.83%) Business Analysis
5 33 (47.83%) BPMN
6 31 (44.93%) Use Case
7 30 (43.48%) DSDM
8 24 (34.78%) Kanban
9 15 (21.74%) Data Modelling
10 13 (18.84%) Product Management
11 12 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (13.04%) System Testing
12 9 (13.04%) Performance Management
12 9 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (13.04%) Project Planning
13 8 (11.59%) Content Management
14 4 (5.80%) PRINCE
15 3 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
16 2 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 9 (13.04%) C#
3 3 (4.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (37.68%) Degree
2 19 (27.54%) CBAP
2 19 (27.54%) ISEB
3 4 (5.80%) PMP
3 4 (5.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.14%) Adobe
3 4 (5.80%) Capita
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago